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September 01, 1968

The Experience travels to Denver, Colorado and performs a set at Red Rocks Park with support from Vanilla Fudge, Eire Apparent, and Soft Machine.

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September 02, 1968

Hendrix is interviewed and filmed by a local Denver based DJ for an upcoming PBS show. Hendrix writes a poem entitled, “Letter to the Room Full Of Mirrors” while at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Denver. It was also at this time that Hendrix wrote to intricate design notes for the cover of the Electric Ladyland album

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September 03, 1968

The Experience travels to San Diego, California and later performs at Balboa Stadium with support from Vanilla Fudge, Eire Apparent, and Soft Machine.

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September 04, 1968

The Experience performs with Vanilla Fudge, Eire Apparent, and Soft Machine at the Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix, Arizona. The 65-minute performance included “Are You Experienced?” “Come On (Part One),” “Little Wing,” “ Voodoo Child (Slight Return),” “Fire,” “ Spanish Castle Magic,” “Foxey Lady,” “ Like A Rolling Stone,” “Sunshine Of Your Love,” “Hey Joe,” “Star Spangled Banner,” and “Purple Haze.” The Experience’s fifth US single, “All Along The Watchtower” b/w “The Burning Of The Midnight Lamp” (Reprise, 0767) is released.

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September 05, 1968

The Jimi Hendrix Experience head back to the West Coast and stop by the offices of Warner Bros. Records in Los Angeles, California. In the evening, The Experience performs at the Swing Auditorium in San Bernadino with support from Vanilla Fudge, Eire Apparent, and Soft Machine. After their performance, Jimi, Mitch and Noel hang out at the Whiskey A Go Go in Hollywood with Eric Burdon.

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September 06, 1968

The Experience travels to Jimi Hendrix’s hometown of Seattle, Washington. In the afternoon, Hendrix spends time with his family and friends. The Experience performs at the Seattle Center Coliseum with support from Vanilla Fudge, Eire Apparent, and Soft Machine. The performance includes “Spanish Castle Magic,” “Little Wing,” “I Don’t Live Today,” “Red House,” “Purple Haze,” “Fire,” “Foxey Lady,” “Hey Joe,” “Come On (Part One),” “Voodoo Child (Slight Return),” “Wild Thing,” and “Star Spangled Banner.” Jimi Hendrix is photographed during a performance for a hometown crowd in Seattle, Washington at the Seattle Center Coliseum on September 6, 1968. Photo: Andy Henderson / © Authentic Hendrix, LLC

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September 07, 1968

Jimi travels from Seattle to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada to ready for a performance that night at the Pacific Coliseum. Again, Vanilla Fudge, Eire Apparent, and Soft Machine support The Experience. Included in the performance are renditions of “Foxey Lady,” “Fire,” and “Red House” among several others. Before the show, Jimi Hendrix and Mitch Mitchell are interviewed by Terry David Mulligan for Good Rockin’ Tonight on CBC Television.

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September 08, 1968

The Experience travels to Spokane, Washington where John Bates interviews Hendrix for the September 9 issue of The Spokane Daily Chronicle. The group later performs at the Coliseum with support from Vanilla Fudge, Eire Apparent, and Soft Machine. The Experience’s performance includes “Foxey Lady,” “Little Wing,” “Red House,” and “Fire” among others.

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September 09, 1968

Hendrix, Mitch Mitchell and Noel Redding travel to Portland, Oregon for an evening performance at Memorial Coliseum with support from Vanilla Fudge, Eire Apparent, and Soft Machine. The Experience’s set includes “Are You Experienced?” “Fire,” “Hey Joe,” “Foxey Lady,” “Voodoo Child (Slight Return),” “Little Wing,” “Spanish Castle Magic,” “Red House,” and “Purple Haze.” Jimi Hendrix is photographed in concert at the Memorial Coliseum in Portland, Oregon on September 9, 1968. Photo: Alan Hicks / © Authentic Hendrix, LLC

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September 10, 1968

The Experience returns to Los Angeles, California.

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September 11, 1968

The Experience participates in a photo session for Life Magazine.

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September 13, 1968

With support from Vanilla Fudge, Eire Apparent, and Soft Machine, The Experience performs a show at the Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California.

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September 14, 1968

In the afternoon, The Experience attends an autograph signing at The Groove Company, a record store in Hollywood, California. That evening, Big Brother & The Holding Company and The Chambers Brothers at a spectacular show at the famed Hollywood Bowl support The Experience. Their performance includes “Are You Experienced?” “Voodoo Child (Slight Return),” “Red House, “Foxey Lady,” “Fire,” “Hey Joe,” “Sunshine Of Your Love,” “I Don’t Live Today,” “Little Wing,” “Star Spangled Banner,” and “Purple Haze.” The Experience take part in a press conference where Mitch Mitchell is later interviewed by Judy Sims for the September 29 edition of Disc & Music Echo. The Jimi Hendrix Experience are photographed in concert at the Hollywood Bowl in Hollywood, California on September 14, 1968. Photo: Chuck Boyd / © Authentic Hendrix, LLC Jimi Hendrix is photographed during afternoon rehearsal sessions at the Hollywood Bowl in Hollywood, California on September 14, 1968. Photo: Chuck Boyd / © Authentic Hendrix, LLC

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September 15, 1968

The Experience travels to Sacramento, California where they perform, with support from Vanilla Fudge and Eire Apparent at the Memorial Auditorium. The performance included “Johnny B. Goode,” “Are You Experienced?” “Stone Free,” “Red House,” “Foxey Lady,” “I Feel Fine,” “Hey Joe,” “Star Spangled Banner,” and “Purple Haze.”

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September 16, 1968

The highly anticipated third release by The Jimi Hendrix Experience titled, Electric Ladyland is released in the United States, (Reprise, 2RS 6307). Although Hendrix had originally submitted his own artwork for the cover, which featured a photograph by Linda McCartney with The Experience and some young kids sitting on the Alice In Wonderland statue in New York’s Central Park. In the end, only his designs of the inside of the cover were used. This landmark two-album collection featured: “…And The Gods Made Love,” “Have You Ever Been (To Electric Ladyland),” “Crosstown Traffic,” “Voodoo Chile,” “Little Miss Strange,” “Long Hot Summer Night,” “Come On (Part One),” “Gypsy Eyes,” “The Burning Of The Midnight Lamp,” “Rainy Day, Dream Away,” “1983…(A Merman I Should Turn To Be),” “Moon, Turn The Tides…Gently, Gently Away,” ” Still Raining, Still Dreaming,” “House Burning Down,” ” All Along The Watchtower,” Voodoo Child (Slight Return).” Hendrix rents a house at 2850 Benedict Canyon Drive in Beverly Hills, California where a birthday party for Eric Barrett is held.

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September 18, 1968

Jimi Hendrix, Noel Redding, Mitch Mitchell, Buddy Miles, Graham Bond and Eric Burdon jam at the Whiskey A Go Go in Hollywood, California.

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September 19, 1968

Noel Redding and Mitch Mitchell return to London, England.

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